Tyup Botanical Reserve

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Tyup Botanical Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Location Tup District, Issyk Kul Province, Kyrgyzstan
Area 100 ha
Established 1975

The Tyup Botanical Reserve is located in Tup District of Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1975 with a purpose of conservation of Savin Juniper (Juniperus sabina). The botanical reserve occupies 100 hectares. Among other flora species inhabiting the reserve are willow, barberry, Caragana, etc.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Иссык-Куль. Нарын:Энциклопедия [Issyk-Kul. Naryn: Encyclopeda] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1991. p. 510. ISBN 5-89750-009-6.